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Sex abuse: Pope defrocks 88-year old Cardinal McCarrick

In a first for the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis has defrocked a former cardinal over accusations American Theodore McCarrick sexually abused a teenager 50…

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Pakistan will ‘pay a heavy price’ over attack – Iran

Iran on Saturday warned neighbouring Pakistan it would “pay a heavy price’’ for allegedly harbouring militants, who killed 27 of its elite Revolutionary Guards in…

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Drug baron El Chapo faces life jail in America

Mexican mobster and drug baron Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was found guilty Tuesday by a New York jury of crimes spanning a quarter of a…

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Jeff Bezos: World’s richest man who has reaped most from Trump

Trump has repeatedly vilified Bezos, threatening his company with tax increases, antitrust prosecution and higher shipping fees, attacking the Bezos-owned Washington Post as a “scam”…

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Venezuela’s Guaido boosted by EU recognition

International clamour for snap elections in Venezuela intensified Monday as European powers recognised Juan Guaido as interim leader after President Nicolas Maduro rejected their ultimatum…

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Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo goes to Belgium on exile

Belgium has agreed to take in former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo following his acquittal at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Under the…

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Brexit: May on EU Mission Impossible

EU leaders moved Wednesday to head off British Prime Minister Theresa May’s bid to rewrite the Brexit divorce deal, warning they will not budge. Having…

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Venezuela blasts EU, rejects ultimatum

Venezuela’s foreign minister rejected a European ultimatum Saturday to hold elections within eight days, insisting that Nicolas Maduro remained the legitimate president despite US-led pressure….

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Trump surrenders over government shutdown

Without getting money for his Mexico border wall, President Donald Trump said on Friday he has reached a deal with U.S. lawmakers for three weeks…

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Bloodless coup in Venezuela, opposition leader claims presidency

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has taken an oath and sworn himself in as interim president, as droves of protesters take to the streets calling…

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Tit for Tat: Trump blocks Pelosi from using military plane

In a tit-for-tat, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday stopped House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi from using a military plane for an overseas trip….

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May shuns Davos WEF over Brexit crisis

British Prime Minister Theresa May will miss next week’s annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos to focus on Brexit negotiations. Minister will stand in…

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Theresa May survives No Confidence Vote

Theresa May has seen off a bid to remove her government, winning a no-confidence vote by 325 to 306. Rebel Tory MPs and the DUP…

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Pelosi to Trump: Suspend State of the Union Speech

With the partial U.S. government shutdown now in its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State…

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Victoria Beckham splashes £1, 200 on moisturizer made from blood

Victoria Beckham, the wife of football star, David Beckham, has spent about (£1,200) or ($1, 542) on skin moisturizer made from her blood. Beckham was…

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EU regrets after British MPs reject Brexit deal

The risk of a disorderly Brexit has increased since the Withdrawal Agreement was turned down by British MPs, arousing dismay and regret by European Union…

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U.K’s MPs vote overwhelmingly against Brexit deal

Theresa May has lost the vote on her Brexit Withdrawal Agreement by a margin of 230 MPs. Prime minister’s Brexit deal is lost by 432…

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15 killed as Military cargo plane crashes in Iran

A Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed in bad weather on Monday west of the Iranian capital, killing 15 out of the 16 people on…

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For country’s sake, back Brexit deal, Theresa May begs MPs

Theresa May has urged MPs to back her Brexit deal “for the country’s sake” as Tuesday’s Commons vote looms closer. She warned of “paralysis in…

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Iraqi woman poisons IS militants for killing hubby, son

An Iraqi woman has killed two Islamic State, IS militants by poisoning them in revenge for the killing of her son and her husband in…

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